This course offers helpful and practical insights for ongoing training when dealing with children suffering from grief and loss. Childhood Grief, Loss, and Trauma examines the significant emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and relational obstacles that children and their families must face and overcome, including topics related to attachment theory, neurobiological considerations, development and early life experiences, communicating with children through the world of play, the legal system, and important spiritual factors.
GAL 301: Childhood Grief, Loss, and Trauma: An Introduction
Tim Clinton, Ed.D. and Eric Scalise, Ph.D.
GAL 302: Childhood Attachment: Relationship Wounds, Styles, and Interventions
Joshua Straub, Ph.D.
GAL 303: The Effects of Trauma on Childhood Development
Barry Lord, Psy.D.
GAL 304: Child and Adolescent Stress and Trauma: Assessment and Diagnosis
Jonathan Robinson, Ph.D.
GAL 305: Shattered Trust: Childhood Sexual Abuse
June Hunt, M.A.
GAL 306: Helping Children Cope with Grief through a Divorce
Deanna McClannahan, M.A.
GAL 307: Domestic Violence and Children: Impact and Treatment Issues
Heather Gingrich, Ph.D.
GAL 308: Child Sex Trafficking: The Growing Epidemic
Jeanne Allert, M.Ed.
GAL 309: Treating Child Abuse Survivors: Lessons from a Play Therapist
Daniel Sweeney, Ph.D.
GAL 310: Guidance and Support for Children with Developmental Disabilities
Stephanie Holmes, M.A.
GAL 311: When the Innocence of a Child Meets the Complexities of the Legal System
Molly Catherine Goodson, M.A., J.D., Esq.
GAL 312: A Kingdom Such as This: Understanding God’s Heart for Children
Jared Pingleton, Psy.D.